RCP Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.


SQL Server 2016 Sees Daylight in Public Preview Release

Microsoft has been building its next SQL Server product first in the cloud, which "has completely changed how we build software," according to Shawn Bice, an engineering partner director at Microsoft.

Microsoft Inks Office Bundling Deals with More Android OEMs

Microsoft has added 20 more OEMs to the roster of Android hardware partners that have agreed to pre-install Windows apps on their devices.

Microsoft's Mobile Share To Hover at 3 Percent in 2015

Microsoft's smartphone platform is expected to increase its market share by just half a percentage point in 2015, according to the latest data from market research firm IDC.

Microsoft Describes 'Hybrid' Intune-SCCM Mobile App Management Vision

Microsoft last week shared more details about its mobile application management vision, in which its Intune and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) products will play key roles.

Microsoft Plans To Put Cortana on iOS, Android Devices

Microsoft on Tuesday announced its plan to bring Windows 10 apps, including the Cortana personal assistant, to Android and iOS devices.

Microsoft, Amazon Solidify 'Leader' Positions in IaaS Market Report

Research firm Gartner Inc. has singled out Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure as the two runaway leaders in the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) space.

Microsoft Tweaks Edge Browser in New Windows 10 Test Build

Microsoft on Wednesday rolled out the next technical preview build of Windows 10 to "fast-ring" testers.

Microsoft's Explanation of Free Windows 10 Upgrades Leaves Questions

Microsoft on Monday attempted to clarify some recently announced Windows 10 details in a blog post aimed at partners.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Office Apps for Android Phones

The preview versions of Office apps for Android phones are now available for testers, Microsoft announced on Tuesday.

Office 365 'Clutter' Feature To Hit Business Users in June

Business-grade Office 365 subscribers will see Microsoft's new "Clutter" feature turned on by default starting next month, Microsoft announced on Monday.

Microsoft Beats Amazon, Google in Cloud Storage Shootout

Microsoft Azure performed slightly better than Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Nasuni's latest cloud storage report.

Survey: One-Fifth of Servers Still on Windows Server 2003

There are just two months left before Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows Server 2003 support, but a significant portion of enterprise servers are still running the OS, according to a recent Softchoice Corp. survey that will be published this month.

Universal Office Apps Debut on Windows 10 Mobile Test Build

Microsoft on Thursday released the first technical preview build of Windows 10 for smartphones that includes support for touch-optimized Office apps.

N-able Rolls Out Subtle Name Change, Major Update to RMM

A major remote monitoring and management vendor in the managed service provider (MSP) industry unveiled a new name and a new version of its flagship product on Wednesday.

Windows 10 Will Have Two Smartphone SKUs

Microsoft is including two smartphone SKUs in its Windows 10 lineup -- Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise.

Microsoft Reveals Windows 10 Version Lineup

Microsoft on Wednesday announced its lineup of Windows 10 SKUs.

Deprecated Microsoft Tools To Be Included in SharePoint 2016

Microsoft's forthcoming SharePoint Server 2016 product will include several deprecated technologies when it becomes generally available next year.

Microsoft Targets Amazon with Operations Management Suite

Microsoft unveiled its new Operations Management Suite (OMS) at the Ignite conference last week, giving organizations a tool to manage resources in clouds of any type, including Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Microsoft Walks Through Exchange Server 2016 Improvements

The forthcoming Exchange Server 2016 product will include changes focused on improving the server's performance, reliance, fault tolerance and simplicity.

Microsoft Reveals More of Its SharePoint 2016 Plans

Microsoft is on track in its development efforts for delivering SharePoint Server 2016 next year, the company said during this week's Ignite conference in Chicago.